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This online press room is a resource for the media and attendees on conference activities. Here you can browse our press releases, archive materials, and find details about our most recent announcements.

► Press Contact

Heather Ann Sweeney
Marketing Manager
IEEE Communications Society

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Friday, 7 December 2012

► Press Releases

Jan 8, 2013: IEEE GLOBECOM 2012 Showcases the “The Magic of Global Connectivity”
Thousands Participate in Nearly 1,500 Presentations Focused on “New World” of IPv6,
Smart Grid, Cloud Computing & Network Infrastructure Advancements


Aug 13, 2012: IEEE GLOBECOM 2012 to Explore Entire Range of Global Communications
& Magic of Disney from December 3 – 7 in Anaheim, California

Feb 2, 2012: IEEE GLOBECOM 2012 Invites Communications Professionals Worldwide
to Experience the Magic of Disney from December 3 – 7 in Anaheim, California

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► Webinars

- Oct 4, 2012: Preview Sessions on DTN, Next Generation Cellular & Satellite 
Communication and Lightning Talks to be held at IEEE GLOBECOM 2012
  - Scott Burleigh of Jet Propulsion Laboratory will provide an overview of DTN in NASA.
  - Leonard Reder of Jet Propulsion Laboratory will introduce the "NEW" Lightning Talks Session.
  - Wei Ding of RanPlan will highlight the two sessions on Next Generation Cellular & Satellite

- Sep 6, 2012 : Preview Sessions on Green Communications, IPv6 Deployment and
  Software Testing to be held at IEEE GLOBECOM 2012

  - Chih-Lin I, Chief Scientist at China Mobile Research Institute, will provide an overview of Green
  - Suilun Lo, CTO at Hong Kong Broadband Networks, will outline Future Networks, IPv6 Deployment 
    from an Asian perspective.
  - Ross Smith of Microsoft will introduce the complexity of software testing processes for Internet-based
    applications across platforms.

- Aug 9, 2012: Preview the Industry Forums Program to be held at IEEE GLOBECOM 2012
  - Narisa Chu, Industry Forum & Exhibition Chair, will provide an overview of the Industry Forums
    Program as well as discuss tutorial on Digital Games for People Networking – Opportunities
    & Challenges.
  - Bob Frankston, IEEE Fellow, will outline the Internet as a New Paradigm tutorial and the Grand
    Debate Forum.

► Press Attending the Show / Press Credentials

Members of the media are invited to join us for IEEE GLOBECOM 2012…
We provide complimentary registrations for editorial staff of media outlets covering wireless technology related topics.

Press Credentials

Press credentials are reserved for editorial members of the working press and for analysts. Those requesting media registration must be currently employed by an established news outlet. Analysts requesting accreditation must be currently employed by a research or financial institution as either an industry analyst or financial analyst.

Submitting a Request for Credentials

In order to process your request, you must submit the supporting documentation listed below, along with your name, editorial title, publication, address, phone, fax, e-mail and name of the event(s) you wish to attend as press.

Please submit via e-mail to h.sweeney@comsoc.org or via fax to: Press Registration +1. 212.705.8999.

Press registration is offered on a limited basis. IEEE GLOBECOM reserves the right to deny any applicant a press badge. We cannot issue credentials to publishers, corporate officers, or sales, advertising, public relations and/or technical support staff from any news outlet or other media/analyst organization.

Trade and Business Publications, Newspapers and Wire Services

Provide two of the following three items:
• A business card with your editorial title from an established publication or media outlet,
• A current masthead that includes your name and editorial title, or
• Two bylined industry-related articles published within the last six months.

Broadcast TV/Radio Reporters, Producers and Camera/Sound Crews

Provide one of the following items:
• A business card with your name, station name and logo, and title that represents these roles, or
• A broadcast station identification card with your name and title that represents these roles.

Freelance Writers/Reporters/Authors

Provide one of the following items:
• An original letter (on letterhead) of assignment or a copy of your contract from the editor-in-chief at a news organization, or
• Two samples of bylined industry-related articles published within the last six months.


Writers and analysts from internationally recognized market research firms or financial institutions who write on a consistent basis for regularly published reports must provide the following:
• A business card with name, editorial/analyst title, and analyst firm logo and
• A copy of a white paper, briefing or report with a optical communications topic, published within the last six months, to which you have contributed.

Online Publications

Reporters from online publications covering optical communications must provide a business card and a letter of assignment. Web sites must provide editorial content—personal Web pages and personal blogs are not considered online publications.


Newsletter reporters must verify they have been retained to cover IEEE GLOBECOM by presenting a letter of assignment. Newsletter publications will be limited to one media representative.

Registration will not be guaranteed for those who fail to submit the proper documentation. Upon approval, all media registrants will receive a confirmation of their status via e-mail. Those who do not receive a confirmation should contact h.sweeney@comsoc.org.

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Heather Ann Sweeney at h.sweeney@comsoc.org, or via phone at +1.212.705.8938.



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